How To Remove Tan From Your Skin

Vacation is fun until you realise your skin has turned two shades darker due to sun tan. While tanning feels like a hassle, there are effective methods to get rid of the tan.  With the right skin care approach, you no longer have to worry about stepping out on the beach. What is tanning  Tanning is the process of an increase in melanin (skin pigment) due to sun exposure. This is body's natural way of shielding the skin from sun damage. Areas prone to tan Face Arms Hands Legs Feet Back Neck Causes of tan The solar spectrum consists of...

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How To Remove Tan From Your Skin

What Are The Different Types of Acne and How To Treat Them

Acne or acne vulgaris is a skin condition that occurs when a pore becomes clogged with dead skin cells, oils and a type of bacteria called Propionibacterium acnes (P. acnes). [1] Most people experience acne between the ages of 12 and 24 but acne can occur at a later stage of life as well.  What causes acne [2] Hormones  Stress  Certain medications  Poor hygiene  Wrong skin care products  Sun  Unhealthy Diet Types of acne [3] Non-inflammatory acne  Inflammatory acne  1. Blackheads 2. Whiteheads 1. Papules 2. Pustules 3. Nodules 4. Cysts   Non-inflammatory acne   Non-inflammatory acne do not cause swelling. Non-inflammatory...

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What Are The Different Types of Acne and How To Treat Them

Different Skin Types and how to take care of them

  There are four basic skin types. Normal, oily, dry and combination. Let’s take a look at how to determine your skin type.  Different Skin Types Normal skin Normal skin is neither too oily nor too dry. It has balanced sebum production and good blood circulation. Oily skin Oily skin is characterized by a greasy appearance. This skin type is prone to acne breakouts. Oily skin is the result of excess sebum production. Dry skin Dry skin is determined by flaky and rough texture. It can at times feel tight and cause irritation. Combination skin Combination skin is a mix...

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Different Skin Types and how to take care of them

What is SPF in sunscreen? How does it work?

Play safe in the sun! Sunscreen is a must-have skincare product. It protects you from UVA and UVB rays of the sun that cause tanning, premature aging, sunburn and skin cancer.     Highlights What is SPF? How does SPF work? What are the different types of SPF? What is broad-spectrum SPF? How to apply sunscreen Who needs sunscreen? Do sunscreens with high SPF protect you better? How to choose a sunscreen Do you get Vitamin D with sunscreen? Physical or Chemical sunscreen? Which one is better? Sunscreen vs Sunblock: What's the Difference? Benefits and potential risks of wearing sunscreen What is...

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What is SPF in sunscreen? How does it work?

Acne: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Prevention Tips

  Acne is something that if given a chance, anybody would avoid. Apart from uneven skin texture, it contributes to emotional distress.  However, acne can be successfully treated given the right medication and remedies. It is always ideal to consult an expert or professional, especially when your acne is severe. Acne, however, can cause scarring that should be addressed only once a person’s active acne is under control.  This article talks about what may be the cause of your acne and the various ways in which you can help improve it. Highlights What is acne? What causes acne? Types of...

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Acne: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Prevention Tips